Human Resource Management Certificate (HMNC)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

This program allows students to specialize in personnel and human resource topics. The skills and knowledge provided enhance the ability to effectively attain and maintain an organization’s most valuable resource— people. Graduates will be qualified to obtain entry-level human resource management positions, such as benefits coordinator, personnel records supervisor, training and development coordinator, and recruitment specialist. Credits may be applied toward the A.A.S. degree in Human Resource Management.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • describe the business enterprise concept, including ethical considerations.
  • demonstrate and integrate computer literacy.
  • apply fundamental accounting principles and procedures.
  • apply legal principles, particularly rules of contracts, to all business activities.
  • describe procedures for compliance with various human resource regulations and the law.
  • describe supervisory skills and standards for human resource management procedures.
  • analyze issues involved in organizational recruitment, training, and development.
  • Gainful Employment Disclosure Information
Summer Session
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
BUS 120 Introduction to Business Organization 3
CIS 105 Introduction to Computers and Applications 3
Semester Total 6
First Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
BUS 211 Principles of Management  3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3
BUS 252 Human Resources Management 3
ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I 3
Semester Total 12
Second Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
BUS 254 Human Resources Law 3
BUS 259 Compensation and Benefits Management 3
BUS 262 Recruiting, Training, and Evaluating Employees 3
IDS 105 Thinking, Problem Solving, and Team Building 3
Semester Total 12
Credit Total 30

Human Resources Management (Certificate)

Approximate Cost of Program

Books: 2,000 Fees: 685.50 Tuition: 3,650
Books: 2,000 Fees: 1,014 Tuition: 7,300
Out of State    
Books: 2,000 Fees: 1,342.50 Tuition: 10,950
Schuylkill County    
Books: 2,000 Fees: 1,014 Tuition: 5,475
  • On-Campus Room & Board: Not Offered
  • More cost information can be found here: Tuition & Fees

Length of Program
Intended time to complete: 12 months